New for 2017 OQHA Show Season
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New for 2017 OQHA Show Season

ATTENTION OHIO EXHIBITORS All show dates from March 1 st -Sept 30 th  are NOW APPROVED for OQHA points. OQHA has joined forces with the  Buckeye Reining Series  to approve their AQHA Reining and Ranch Riding classes for OQHA points.   Find the the full    Ohio Show Schedule online   New for the Youth Division All exhibitors and owners must be members in order to receive points.  Small Fry Program Small Fry exhibitors will be allowed to show in AQHA Level 1 Walk Trot Division classes but these classes will not be included in the Small Fry High Point Year End Awards. REMINDER Ohio Points for Level 2 and Level 3 Classes: Level 3 Class Year End Awards and Team Points will be based off the combined Level 2 and Level 3 Judges Card.
2017 OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE
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2017 OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE

OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE 2017 OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE - JUNE 8-11, 2017 Dates and details for the OQHA All Breed Trail Ride & Challenge have been set for June 8-11, 2017. New this year is an individual Trail Challenge Training Course with an instructor on Thursday and a Trail Challenge set for Friday and Saturday with added High Point! Join us for a potluck dinner Thursday, June 8th around the campfire and we hae added breakfast and lunch to Friday as well.  For further details visit  http://www.oqha.com/trail-ride      
AQHA Announces 2017 Dates
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AQHA Announces 2017 Dates

The American Quarter Horse Association, February 8, 2017 The American Quarter Horse Association has an exciting line-up of events planned for 2017. Mark your calendars today with the tentative dates. AQHA Convention March 17-20 –  2017 AQHA Convention  at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio AQHA World Championship Shows March 23-26 – Zoetis Versatility Ranch Horse and AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships and inaugural Zoetis Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals in Houston August 4-12 –  Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show  in Oklahoma City August 25 - September 2 –  AQHA Select World Championship Show , presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) in Amarillo November 3-18
2016 Awards Banquet In the Books
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2016 Awards Banquet In the Books

The 2016 Ohio Quarter Horse Awards Banquet held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza North was a bigger than ever!  The banquet room was packed with 420 in attendance and large awards presented to the 2016 OQHA award winners. OAQHA Vice President and co-host for the night, Fred Borer, kicked off the night by inviting the 2016 OQHA Queen, Molli Jacobs, to lead the attendees in an invocation before dinner. The 2016 OQHA President, Hank Clason followed the three course meal by reflecting on his year in office and presenting the OQHA staff with the President’s Award, including Lisa Martin, Rhonda Harter, Mindy Westlake, Barb Benedum, Danielle Stephenson, and Dr. Scott Myers. The 2016 OQHYA President,
The Buckeye Training Camp
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The Buckeye Training Camp

The Buckeye Training Camp , brought to you by the Buckeye Reining Series , was developed to bring people from all skills levels together for a weekend of fun and education. Whether you are an avid horse lover still hoping to own your own horse one day, an accomplished competitor, or wanting to learn how to start your first 2-year-old, the Buckeye Training Camp offers something for everyone to enjoy. Friday 2/17/2017 7pm "Secrets of NRHA Judging" with Bub Poplin Saturday 2/18/2017 8 am Doors Open 9 am to 5 pm Tack Swap 9 am to 11 am "Starting the Young Horse" Dan James 11 am to 1 pm "Starting the Liberty Horse" Dan James 1 pm to 2 pm "Longer, Happier, and Healthier Lives for Horses" with Merial 2 pm to 6 pm "Improving Your Reining
Find Your AQHA Level For 2017
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Find Your AQHA Level For 2017

The American Quarter Horse Association, December  19, 2016 When entering American Quarter Horse Association classes, AQHA exhibitors and American Quarter Horse owners are required to provide proof of their level eligibility to show management. Exhibitors and owners must print their level eligibility to give to show management during the 2017 show season. To determine level eligibility for 2017, visit  www.aqha.com/leveling  to access the Web-based  AQHA leveling verification system . How AQHA Levels Work AQHA divisions – youth, amateur and open – are divided into levels. The levels – Rookie, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 – are formulated from an objective handicapping system that assigns exhibitors
 Ohio Quarter Horse News - Winter Issue is Now Available
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Ohio Quarter Horse News - Winter Issue is Now Available

Read It Online Now! http://www.oqha.com/oqha-news-magazine Includes: - All American Quarter Horse Congress Coverage - Ohio Quarter Horse Association Queen Molli Jacobs & 2017 Queen Candidates - Dancin N The Dirt - Congress All Around Horse - Natalie Vargo - Congress Youth All Age All Around Champion Abigail Hardy - Congress 15-18 Youth All Around Champion Ellexxah Maxwell - Congress Small Fry All Around Champion Emma Gore - Tera Gore - Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation Events - Ohio Quarter Horse Youth Association NYATT Champions - Congress Super Sale - 2016 Officers & Directors + 2017 Elections and much more....
AQHA Rule-Change Proposals
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AQHA Rule-Change Proposals

AQHA members have the opportunity to shape the world’s largest equine association. AQHA wants to hear any suggestions you have to make AQHA membership, programs and services reach their fullest potential. At AQHA, we know that our members are vital to the Association and have been influential in shaping the organization since its founding in 1940. The opportunity to  propose new rules   or changes allows members to voice their ideas and help continue to improve AQHA. If you are an AQHA member , you can submit a suggestion for a rule change for the AQHA Official Handbook . All proposals are due by December 31 of each year. During the  AQHA convention each spring, member-submitted rule changes and suggestions are
2017 OQHA Show Calendar is now available
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2017 OQHA Show Calendar is now available

Vist  http://www.oqha.com/ohio-show-schedule  for the 2017 shows that are either approved, not approved or have approval pending for OQHA Points.
OAQHA Meeting moved to Sunday, Nov. 20th
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OAQHA Meeting moved to Sunday, Nov. 20th

****** Attention Ohio Amateurs ****** Meeting Nov 20, 2016 5-8pm give or take. Crown Plaza - Cardinal room Food will be provided.